Student group's fundraiser helps get lawnmowers ready for spring

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The student chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers will hold its annual lawnmower maintenance clinic on April 5 and 6.

The student club fundraiser allows owners of push-type lawnmowers to prepare their equipment for summer. Cost is $35 for mowers dropped off at the Agricultural Engineering Building or $45 for pickup and return service.

As part of the service, the students will:

  •  Start the mower (before servicing)
  •  Clean the under-deck
  •  Sharpen and balance the blade
  •  Secure the blade
  •  Clean the air filter
  •  Check, clean and gap the spark plug
  •  Change the oil
  •  Wash
  •  Start the mower (after servicing)

Lawnmower owners may register here.

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Last Updated March 29, 2013